Featured Session: Good Humor: Lilly Singh on her Entertainment-First Approach to Changing Culture

Mar 12, 2024

11:30am – 12:30pm CT

Lilly Singh stars in and co-wrote Doin' It, which is world premiering in the SXSW Film & TV Festival: https://schedule.sxsw.com/2024/films/2196612

In this session, Emmy Award-winning entertainer, actress, writer and producer, Lilly Singh, will discuss how her company, Unicorn Island Productions, uses an entertainment-first approach to storytelling without compromising important social commentary that ignites impact. There is nothing funny about shame, but as the co-writer, producer and star of her debut film feature, DOIN' IT, Singh will share how she employs comedy to subvert cultural norms and expectations to change culture. Singh will also discuss her learnings from the independent filmmaking process on DOIN’ IT, which will have its World Premiere at this year’s SXSW Film & TV Festival.

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Polly Auritt

Unicorn Island

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Lilly Singh

Unicorn Island Productions

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Video On Demand for this event began on Wednesday, March 13th 2024 at 11:30am CT.

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